Archive for August, 2020

Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

Vitalant Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants Continue to Serve the Community Through the Pandemic

| August 28, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters Local 727 members who work as Distribution Drivers and Mobile Unit Assistants (MUA) at Vitalant in Rosemont have continued to work day-in and day-out, ensuring that the blood donated at one of Vitalant’s twenty Chicagoland donor centers is safely delivered to its next destination.  After a donor generously gives blood, […]

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Union Guarantees that Rollex Members’ Rights are Protected

Union Guarantees that Rollex Members’ Rights are Protected

| August 26, 2020

After Rollex management posted a notice informing employees represented by 727 that they would be required to work on both Saturday August 15th and Sunday August 16th following their regular Monday through Friday weekly schedule, the employees contacted Local 727 and asked for the Union’s help. Union representative Melissa Senatore immediately contacted Rollex management and demanded […]

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SCI Continues to Stall at the Bargaining Table

SCI Continues to Stall at the Bargaining Table

| August 26, 2020

On Tuesday August 18th, Teamsters Local 727 kicked off the seventh-round of negotiations with funeral giant Service Corporation International (SCI) by pressing SCI for an update on the five female Funeral Directors who the Union discovered had been hired under scale and to whom SCI had failed to give some of the negotiated across the […]

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